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Moab, Utah is located in Grand County. Zip codes in Moab, UT include 84532. The median home price in Moab is $240,000. More Moab information.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Greenwich Citizen

Negro Bill Canyon namesake inspires part of opera

This undated photo shows the Negro Bill Canyon in Moab, Utah. Some people consider the name Negro Bill Canyon offensive or disrespectful to the man it's named after.

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Thursday Sep 11 | KSL-TV

Pilot injured in San Juan County helicopter crash

The helicopter, owned by Minuteman Aviation, crashed about 11:30 a.m. near the Anticline Overlook area of Lockheart Basin, according to a post from San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge on his department's Facebook page. "The crash was not severe and it is believed that the pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained non-life-threatening injuries," Eldredge wrote.

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Thursday Sep 11 | Moab Times-Independent

Man sentenced to prison in child pornography case

A Moab man who downloaded more than 60,000 images of child pornography on his computer was sentenced this week to six concurrent terms of one to 15 years in state prison.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Moab man dies in fall from ledge

A Moab man died near the Colorado River after he apparently fell from a rock ledge while taking photos of waterfalls created by Tuesday's rain storms. The body of 65-year-old Patrick Flannigan was found about 6 p.m. in a pool of water beneath a waterfall southeast of Goose Island Campground on State Road 128, Grand County sheriff's deputies wrote in a press statement.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Park seeks to cut congestion at UT arch trailhead

The National Park Service is considering ways to reduce congestion at the trailhead for one of Utah's most famous natural wonders. Arches National Park near Moab draws more than 1 million people a year, and 2,000 of them visit the trailhead to Delicate Arch each day during the peak season.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Canyonlands: An unfinished conservation struggle

The journey from the Upheaval Dome trailhead to the Green River passes through 100 million years of the Earth's history, beginning with Jurassic-era Navajo Sandstone and winding down to the 250 million-year-old White Rim that forms the ledge over the park's inner canyons. The intriguing geological puzzle - did a meteor impact from above create the crater, or a gradual uplift from below? - is inside Canyonlands National Park, created 50 years ago this week.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Daily Kos

D'var Torah: Ki tetse

Like much of the Book of Deuteronomy, this section jumps around to a lot of subjects. We have laws regarding what to do with a captured war bride; the infamous Rebellious Son who Ought to be Stoned; the evils of cross-dressing; finding a bird's nest; falsely accusing your ex; charging interest -- all sorts of stuff.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Park aims to reduce congestion at Utah's Delicate Arch trailhead

Courtesy Arches National Park The existing parking lot at the trailhead to Delicate Arch at Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park has 73 spaces. Park officials report 2,000 people visit the trailhead each day during the peak season.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Video shows 1,200-pound pumpkin floating the Colorado River - kind of

Some adventurers on Thursday posted a video of them gutting a giant pumpkin and then floating it down the Colorado River near Moab. How well it went is in the eye of the beholder.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Moab Times-Independent

City PC addresses lack of affordable housing

The Moab City Planning Commission is preparing to take on the affordable housing crisis in Moab.

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Moab Times-Independent

GWSSA changes hydrant rate to match Moab's

The Grand Water and Sewer Service Agency has adjusted its commercial rate for water dispensed at the metered hydrant located at the agency's offices in Spanish Valley.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Examiner.com

New HBO series 'Westworld' is seeking extras in Moab, Utah

Today Acting-Auditions.org is reporting that HBO is now in production on the new series pilot 'Westworld' based on the 1973 science fiction western-thriller feature film that starred Yul Brynner and James Brolin.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Four Wheeler

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon - Crumple Zones

We knew from the very start that the factory skidplates on our 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon were no match for some of the carnage that we were going to dish out at our JK.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Dinosaur discovered 155 years ago in Utah to be excavated

Paleontologists are excavating the first dinosaur ever discovered in Utah, 155 years after a geologist discovered the skeleton of the mammoth plant-eater during an Army engineering survey of the West.

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Four Wheeler

1960 Land Rover Series II - O.G. Rover

Mention the words "Land Rover owner" in most circles and the image conjured is that of a stuffy English professor in a tweed sport jacket with butterscotch-colored elbow pads.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Moab Times-Independent

Planning commision tables request for sensitive-area resort amendment

The Moab City Planning Commission wants more information before it makes any recommendations on a proposal to loosen size restrictions inside the city's sensitive-area resort zone.

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Moab Times-Independent

School district says lack of affordable housing keeps many teachers from moving to Moab

When Helen M. Knight Elementary School Assistant Principal Lee Petty accepted the job in Moab, he didn't expect to have such a hard time finding a place to live.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

This Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, shows an unidentified person swinging from the Corona Arch near Moab, Utah.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

BLM weighs rope ban at Corona Arch, Gemini Bridges

The Bureau of Land Management is weighing a two-year ban on rope activities at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges because of increasing conflict between those enthusiasts and the casual visitor seeking to take photos and hike around the Moab landmarks.

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The Aiken Standard

Dinosaur footprints set for public display in Utah

A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab.

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